Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton co-founded Akamai Technologies in 1998, and served as Akamai’s Chief Scientist for 14 years before becoming Chief Executive. Leighton is Akamai's technology visionary and leads the senior management team in setting the company's strategic direction. He is also a member of the Board of Directors. 
 
Leighton's work was based on recognizing that a solution to freeing up Web congestion could be found in applied mathematics and algorithms. Akamai has demonstrated this through the creat...

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